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Falafel Hut

309 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5415
+1 831-423-0567
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible13%
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“falafel” (20 reviews)
“veggie plate” (3 reviews)
“schwarma” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
309 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5415
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

I got the veggie plate. Their falafel was hard to eat. There is some extremely hard something they roll it in before frying. Very hard on the teeth.

Thank marie w
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Strange menu with a little of everything. My kids got burger and chicken tenders, husband fish and I was lucky to get best falafel sandwich. Stick with the he middle eastern dishes in this restaurant and you'll be happy. Decor could definitely use some improvements...More

Thank Sunnyscout
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Its a nice place to get falafel right in front of the Santa Cruz beach. The owners and workers are very friendly, all in all a nice place for quick bite.

Thank Yasser S
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The owners are delightful people who took the time to explain what all the interesting dishes were. We enjoyed eating outdoors and watching the waves as we ate.

Thank sherrye193
Reviewed 1 October 2016

First, note this place is cash-only. There is an ATM in the restaurant, but who knows what fees are involved. We got a variety of foods, hamburger, fish, and the veggie plate, which was small but filling. Food decent.

Thank DC_Padrin0
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Its a vera nice Small Imbiss with very good price!! The Service madam is the owner and very helpful and friendly! Her husband cooks the good Stuff!!!

Thank Johansoo
Reviewed 31 August 2016

falafel is one of my favorite foods so i am somewhat bias towards the falafel hut. even though the food is a bit oily

Thank petervagenas
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Yum!!!!! Falafel Hut is amazing!! My husband and I were starving one night and stumbled in here for a late dinner. My husband ordered the chicken schwarma, and I ordered the falafel. Both dishes were absolutely amazing. Service was outstanding. I wish we lived closer...More

Thank Becky W
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Super fresh tabouleh, crispy falafel, tangy hummus and baba ganoush. Friendly and fast service. This place is right next to the boardwalk and is a great alternative to all the greasy fried food that is available next to the rides. What more can you say?

Thank tpham94
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Falafels and giros and vegan options as well, quality food at a good price, across the street from Mc Donalds.

Thank Norma W
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating
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  • Address: 309 Beach St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5415
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-423-0567
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